Top 5 Performances From Tonight’s Televised 10th Annual ACM Honors Ceremony

Top 5 Performances From Tonight’s Televised 10th Annual ACM Honors Ceremony

After filming more than a dozen great performances inside Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Aug. 30, the 10th annual ACM Honors will air a two-hour televised special tonight (Sept. 9) on the CBS Network at 9 p.m. ET.

The five standout performances of the evening included ditties from a handful of country’s most talented ladies—and one pop/R&B star—as well as an all-star medley from four of country’s top crooners.

Top 5 Performances

5. Maren Morris’s cover of “Delta Dawn” in honor of Tanya Tucker

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4. Cam and Alicia Keys teaming up for “Girl Crush” in honor of Little Big Town

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3. Kelsea Ballerini’s “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue” in honor of Crystal Gayle

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2. Miranda Lambert’s performance of “Misery & Gin” before she was presented with the inaugural Merle Haggard Spirit Award

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1.All-Star Medley Tribute to Glen Campbell

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In a special moment that concluded the show, Blake Shelton, Toby Keith, Keith Urban and Dierks Bentley performed an all-star medley in a tribute to Glen Campbell that featured “Southern Nights,” “Gentle on My Mind,” “Wichita Linemen,” “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” and the iconic “Rhinestone Cowboy.”


Other performances included Dierks Bentley’s “Freedom” in honor of Ross Copperman; Luke Bryan and Cole Swindell’s “I Love a Rainy Night” in tribute to Eddie Rabbitt; Chris Young and Dan + Shay’s “Flowers on the Wall” in honor of the Statler Brothers; and The Band Perry’s performance of “MacArthur Park” in honor of Jimmy Webb.

To see which performances make the two-hour ACM Honors television special, tune in to the CBS Network on Friday, Sept. 9, at 9 p.m. ET.

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